Monday, August 21, 2006

Micronas and Planetweb Partner on IPTV and Hybrid DVB Set-top Boxes

Micronas, which supplies application-specific IC system solutions for consumer electronics, announced an alliance with Planetweb, a leading provider of embedded software and developer tools for the consumer electronics industry. The companies are jointly working on fully-featured reference designs for IPTV and Hybrid IPTV/Digital Broadcast Television set-top boxes. The product designs incorporate both the Micronas DeCypher DHM 8100 High-Definition Multi-format Decoder and Planetweb's SpectraWorks user interface platform and applications.

The Micronas DeCypher DHM 8100 ASIC provides the ability to decode both H.264 high profile and VC-1 advanced profile at level 4. The DeCypher DHM 8100 is a streaming media processor that can be customized through its modular software architecture. http://www.micronas.com

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